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“Survival”

Nov 20, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
If an asteroid strikes or a nuclear winter ensues, survivors could live on at least 10 foods that in some cases may seem gross but are all nutritious.
Nov 14, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
A species of butterfly uses its decorative flair for protection and also varies its color and intensity by season as predator types change.
Nov 11, 2014 03:25 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Signaling device rises 150 feet in the air and stays aloft for a week. Continue reading →
Oct 9, 2014 04:40 PM ET // AFP
A woman is found after two weeks lost in a rugged Australian rainforest.
Oct 2, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Researchers gather the first experimental evidence that birds actively select nest-building materials that hide their nests.
Aug 14, 2014 11:30 AM ET // AFP
Karina Chikitova was found emaciated but alive, after enduring freezing temperatures, with only berries to sustain her.
Jul 16, 2014 01:14 PM ET
Smelling bad doesn't offer humans much in the way of advantages, but not so for the silverback gorilla. The giant creature is pretty savvy about the benefits of its stench, and, like its charm, it can turn the B.O. on an off like a switch.
Jun 17, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Esther Inglis-Arkell, io9.com
Breathing technique may be an important survival mechanism for species such as the Eastern painted turtle and the Australian Fitzroy river turtle.
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